I haven't posted recently because things have been quite busy with the release of the 2016 budget for Guyana. The budget was delivered to Parliament on January 29th, and the Minister of Finance gave his budget speech on the same day.
The full budget speech can be found here.
For a good independent synopsis and analysis, see Ram and McRae's comments on the Budget at Stabroek News here.
Don't blame me for the cover. Apparently the cover design was a big negotiation during the last budget cycle, so they decided to just copy the same design from last year. I wanted this one:
I have worked in economic policy and research in Washington, D.C. and Ghana. My husband and I recently moved to Guyana, where I am working for the Ministry of Finance. I like riding motorcycle, outdoor sports, foreign currencies, capybaras, and having opinions.